Student Assistance Services

The Office of the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students provides a number of services to assist students with medical and personal emergencies. To access these services during regular business hours, students and/or their families may notify the office at (404) 894-6367. In the event of an after-hours emergency, individuals should contact the Georgia Tech Police Department at (404) 894-2500 and request that the “Dean on Call” be contacted. There is an emergency “Dean on Call” at all times to assist students in need.

Students often need assistance in making decisions about academic and personal matters. Our office can assist students with contacting their faculty and/or major department to resolve questions or concerns.The Office can also contact the many campus resources such as the Counseling Center, Women’s Resource Center, Health Center, and other community services for assistance in arranging emotional or personal support for students. To refer a student to our office, please use the Referral Form.

Withdrawing from School
Some students find that a personal or medical emergency during the school term can impact their ability to attend classes or make up the missed work. In these cases, students may decide to withdraw from Tech. Our office can assist with the Georgia Tech withdrawal procedures.

Assistance in Contacting and Coordinating Family Needs
The Office of the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students can serve as a contact point for families. Please feel free to contact us regarding any questions you have about policies, services, and special events. Parents and family members who are concerned about the well-being or success of their student are encouraged to contact our office for advice and support.